Gina McCarthy - United States Environmental Protection Agency


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When you're looking at developing countries, you really have to address this challenge if you want to move people out of poverty and into the middle class. It is holding people
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Oct 19 2017 Pollution
We can learn a lot about a person if we know what types of things he or she talks about or comments on the most frequently. There are numerous topics with which Gina McCarthy is associated, including EPA and Clean Air Act. Most recently, Gina McCarthy has been quoted saying: “These are the best numbers that we have available to us. And even if they're off by a factor of 10, you're still talking about huge, huge impacts. But they're not off by a factor of 10. It's very clear if you go to other countries and it's clear if you go to some of our own communities that they are being held back because of the impact of pollution on their kids and their elderly. And we have to stop thinking that because we can't see the pollution and it's not as visible that it's not there.” in the article Pollution kills 9 million people each year, new study finds.
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Mar 07 2017 - American politics

It's fine to have differing opinions on how to meet the mission of the agency. Many Republican administrators have had that. But here, for the first time, I see someone who has no commitment to the mission of the agency. If you want to do these executive orders that require a whole rewrite of the rule, you have to get that right, legally. It took years to do those rules. To now ask for those things to be undone with less staff and low morale – how are they going to do it?feedback

Mar 03 2017 - EPA

It shows the Trump administration doesn't hold the same American values for clean air, clean water and healthy land as the vast majority of its citizens. Our health comes before the special interests of multibillion-dollar

Jan 11 2017 - Volkswagen scandal

There are some structural changes that we are requiring so there is less ability for these types of things to

Jan 06 2017 - EPA

Flint and other issues really point out where there are resource limitations at the state level and why you need a federal government to support that effort and oversee it. He seemed very polite and introduced himself and we had a polite, short

Jan 06 2017 - EPA

There's no question that he will come in here with policies he wants to implement and changes he wants to make. These are today's technologies not yesterday's. These are the jobs of tomorrow, not of yesterday. Just because climate continues to be bandied about as a partisan issue instead of just a science issue, it's made EPA's job more

Jan 06 2017 - EPA

We tried to change the outreach and messaging in rural America in a number of ways, but ... has it changed the rhetoric that people hear? It hasn't. We couldn't get it, but I wish we

Dec 22 2016

The train to a global clean-energy future has already left the station. We can choose to get on board – to lead – or we can choose to be left behind, to stand

Nov 30 2016 - EPA

Although EPA's technical analysis indicates that the standards could be strengthened for model years 2022-2025, proposing to leave the current standards in place provides greater certainty to the auto industry for product planning and engineering. This will enable long-term planning in the auto industry, while also benefiting consumers and the

Oct 20 2016 - EPA

It was not the EPA at the helm when this

Sep 09 2016 - Volkswagen scandal

We're holding Volkswagen responsible for distorting the market for clean

Jul 07 2016 - Zika

We know how to do this. We are more than willing and anxious to do

Jun 28 2016 - Volkswagen scandal

Using the power of the Clean Air Act, we're getting VW's polluting vehicles off the road and we're reducing harmful pollution in our air – pollution that never should have been emitted in the first place. It should send a very clear message that when you break the laws designed to protect public health in this country, there are serious

Jun 17 2016 - EPA

The time has come for the city and the state to address those challenges. Safe drinking water cannot be reliably achieved without tackling those

Jan 19 2016 - EPA

EPA did its job but clearly the outcome was not what anyone would have wanted. So we're going to work with the state, we're going to work with Flint. We're going to take care of the problem. We know Flint is a situation that never should have

Jan 07 2016 - Volkswagen scandal

We've been having a large amount of technical discussions back and forth with Volkswagen. At this point, we haven't identified a satisfactory way forward, but those discussions are going to continue. We are really anxious to find a way for that company to get into compliance, and we're not there

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